Richmond has a general population of 39,124 and an overall student population of 7,826. Approximately 1,266 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer science programs.
Earlham College is the largest computer science school in Richmond, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Earlham College with credentials in computer science.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a computer science degree in Richmond. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Richmond, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,164.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $850 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Richmond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,110 computer science professionals in Indiana, 60 were working in the greater Richmond area. The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Richmond will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer science professional in Richmond is $77,110 per year, which is lower than the average for computer science professionals state-wide.